The award recognizes the Army Transformation Roadmap, a key strategy direction that has guided the Army in professionalizing the service
New Philippine Navy chief Rear Admiral Robert Empedrad says it was a collegial decision of the Technical Working Group to give the shipbuilder 'sole right' to choose makers of the subsystems of the frigates
Ousted Philippine Navy chief Vice Admiral Ronald Mercado said it was the joint venture company Hanwha Thales that was subjected to post-qualification assessment before the contract was awarded to Hyundai Heavy Industries
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The two armies hold the 3rd iteration of the Philippines-Australia Army to Army Exercise at the 10th Infantry Division headquarters in Compostela Valley
The Maute-ISIS group, as it is locally known, has more than 300 fighters remaining. They are supposedly lying low but continue to retrain and recruit new members.
Army spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Louie Villanueva says at least 5% of these new recruits will be female and another 5% will be indigenous peoples
President Rodrigo Duterte says soldiers should not be easy targets for communist rebels or terrorists
(UPDATED) 'Allow them to express their grievances, listen to them and don’t muzzle them. The moment you do, time will come that they will reach a boiling point,' Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano says
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The big-ticket modernization project of the Armed Forces of the Philippines is embroiled in controversy following the ouster of former Philippine Navy chief Vice Admiral Ronald Mercado in December 2017
(UPDATED) Egyptian Fehmi Lassqued is captured by joint Philippine police and military operatives in Manila
The problem begins during the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte, after the P15.7-billion deal was signed in October 2016
'The Philippines is one of our 5 allies in the region. We've had a close relationship for a very long time and we want to continue that relationship,' says a spokesman of the US Navy's Carl Vinson Strike Group
(UPDATED) Enrique Razon Jr is made an adopted PMA alumnus for his donations to the school, most notably two military barracks worth P540 million
Take a look at how order is enforced down to the cadets' most personal needs, and how smiles from visitors can brighten the usually stern campus
Corporal Denemar Albani, 27, pops the question to his girlfriend, Private Christine Porcadilla, on the eve of Valentine's Day with the help of their fellow troopers from the 33rd Infantry (Makabayan) Battalion
Bataan 1st District Representative Geraldine Roman takes her oath as a reservist officer of the Armed Forces of the Philippines on Valentine's Day
'We are preparing for this scenario. The first half of the year is very critical for us,' says opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV
(UPDATED) They are mostly members of the 'politicial structures' of the communist movement, the people who supposedly serve as militiamen or the local population who supplement the strength of the NPA
China ignores a ruling of the UN-backed Permanent Court of Arbitration that declared Mischief Reef a part of the Philippine Exclusive Economic Zone
Former Bangsamoro Transition Commissioner Samira Gutoc-Tomawis: 'Though defense is a power by the President/Commander-in-Chief holding the AFP, the civilian sentiments must be reminded as per the constitution's emphasis on civilian authority over military'
'Magaling na bata 'yan at palaging concerned sa kasama niya,' says Mamasapano veteran and newly installed SAF chief Director Noli Taliño
'Honor their memory by reliving their values of integrity and courage as you perform your duty to serve and protect the nation,' says Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque
'When President Rodrigo Duterte had finally sat on that powerful throne, we now feel that we are able to see the sun shining upon us,' says SAF widow Julie Cayang-o
Shooting him before he becomes a dictator is part of the AFP's and PNP's 'solemn duty' to protect the Constitution, says President Rodrigo Duterte
After his retirement in April, AFP chief General Rey Guerrero will take over the post of sacked Marina administrator Marcial Amaro III
(UPDATED) Makilala Mayor Rody Caoagdan says his office has sent a team to rescue people who may have been injured as they were caught in the crossfire
On January 4, 2017, then Philippine Navy chief vice admiral Ronald Mercado wrote Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana to reject plans to install the Combat Management System of Hanwha Systems in Philippine warships. A week later, Lorenzana is handed a Hanwha white paper in Malacañang.
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The camera was part of a care package the actress sent to him after she met him while training for 'Buy Bust'
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Task Force Bangon Marawi Chairperson Eduardo del Rosario says it may take 4 years to completely rehabilitate the war-torn city
The latest confirmed fatality is Philippine Marine Private Alejandro Balean, who went missing during the fierce battle over the Mapandi Bridge on June 9, 2017
At least one faction of the Maguindanao-based Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) is coddling foreign terrorists
Armed Forces of the Philippines chief General Rey Guerrero makes the commitment during the military and defense department's annual New Year Call
President Rodrigo Duterte signs Joint Resolution No 1, increasing the base pay of military and police
The change of command ceremonies at Fort Magsaysay in Nueva Ecija are led by Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, a retired general who once headed the Special Operations Command himself
ARMM Assemblyman Zia Alonto Adiong says clan disputes must be resolved to maintain peace and stability under martial law in Mindanao
Soldiers will augment the police force to keep the Black Nazarene devotees safe from harm on January 9
Over 500 AFP engineers are in Marawi to clear the city of explosive devices and pave the way for rehabilitation efforts to commence
The former NPA rebels say their leader promised to provide them with licensed teachers, but this did not come true
Officials also report on the ongoing efforts to bring back livelihood and jobs in Marawi City
The military accuses the communist New People's Army of violating its own ceasefire
Who failed the talks? Both the government and the communist rebels claim betrayal.
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The Philippine military says it 'is on full alert and vigilant for possible CPP-NPA attacks on our people and vulnerable communities'
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